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Common Name: Shumard Oak

Species Name: Quercus shumardii

Family Name: Fagaceae





Plant Facts  
Origin North America
Sun Preference Full Sun
Susceptibility Mites, scale, borers and oak wilt
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone
Notes Drought tolerant and more pH tolerant than Q. palustris; one of the most commonly used oaks in Oklahoma and for good reason



ID Characteristics

  • Plant and Leaf Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 80-foot diameter, 100-foot height
    • Leaves: Alternate, simple, obovate to elliptic, 4-8inches long, 3-4 inches wide, usually 7 lobes



Soil Preference Well-drained
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